The full year 2017 is growing to be the worst in the history of cyberspace evolution, as several new ransomware such as Locky, Mamba, WannaCry, Petya as well as others tried to wreak havoc across many parts of the world and if the new report is usually believed, it will get worse.

A new Ransomware has detected, which, if not dealt, will leave your personal life in disarray.

This new ransomware is produced by a couple of debaucherous hackers who ask 10 nude pictures of the victims as a pay-off to unlock the locked information.

Once infected, nRansomware infects the computer and places a banner on the display.

A user asked to create an email ID using @protonmail.com and send a request to unlock the device. Once received, it will ask the helpless victim to send 10 nude images to nRansomware creators.

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After they know that the photos are of the victim, the perverted hackers will send the main element code to open the computer, Malware Hunter Team, which broke the news headlines about the nRansomware first, reported.

As of this moment, there is no cure for the nRansomware, yet, the unaffected consumer can improve the security of their computer to avoid getting hacked by ransomware or any other malware in future.

Cyber Strike Alert: Debaucherous nRansomware asks nude snaps to recover locked documents; here’s how to guard your PCsMalwareHunterTeam (@malwrhunterteam) via Twitter
Here’s how to safeguard your PCs from ransomware and malware:

 

Keep your PCs updated with the latest firmware always; most software companies like Microsoft and Apple usually send software improvements in conditions of each week or once a month and be sure to upgrade them immediately

1. Be sure to use Anti-virus software, which provides malware safety and Internet security also
2. Never open email delivered from unfamiliar senders
3. Disable ActiveX content in Microsoft Office applications such as Term, Excel, etc.
4. Disable Remote Desktop Contacts, use least-privileged accounts. Users who are able to sign in using Remote Desktop arranged a merchant account lockout plan. Ensure proper RDP configurations and logging
5. Never install plugins (for browsers) and software on the PCs from un-familiar publishers
6. System administrators in corporate and business companies should set up a Sender Policy Framework (SPF) for his or her domain, which can be an email validation system made to prevent spam by detecting email spoofing where the majority of the ransomware examples reaches the organization email boxes.

Extra security measures which may consider by system administrators:

1. Use RDP Gateways for better management
2. Change the listening port for Remote Desktop
3. Tunnel Remote Desktop connections through SSH or IPSec
4. Two-factor authentication may also consider for
critical systems

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